New cohort program to begin Fall 2015 Intended for educational professionals, this program provides a comprehensive and contemporary orientation to the study and practice of art education. Designed for PK-12 art educators, this program is delivered on a cohort basis and completed in five consecutive semesters, six hours of credit each semester. All courses are offered entirely at a distance using a combination of Adobe Connect, and online via eLearning. Courses meeting in the fall and spring semesters are taught in eight-week modules on Wednesday evenings. For more information visit https://www.uni.edu/continuinged/distance/art-education
The unique program for northwest Iowans to obtain their Bachelor degree in Agricultural Studies from Iowa State University is highlighted in this news story from Sheldon. http://kiwaradio.com/local-news/isu-ag-degree-available-with-one-year-in-ames/
NWIRRC coordinator Steve Warnstadt and Univeristy of Iowa Partners Senior IT Consultant Craig Engelke discuss how area small businesses can benefit from this new service in northwest Iowa. http://kwit.org/post/local-support-state-universities
The University of Northern Iowa brought northwest Iowa area leaders together today to identify ways to help regional entrepreneurs start up, grow, and thrive. http://www.bcs.uni.edu/eda/homepage/current-work/region-3/
The University of Iowa conducted their grand opening of their Sioux City location for the UI Partners program on the Sioux City campus of Western Iowa Tech Community College. UI Partners will work with area small businesses to conduct free IT assessments and use WITCC student interns to implement the IT needs for those businesses. For more information, go to: http://uipartners.uiowa.edu/
University of Iowa Partners Senior IT Consultants Craig Engelke and Hayley Yearian met with Monona County Economic Development director Teresa Miller today in Onawa to discuss opportunities to assist area businesses address their IT needs. UI Partners is working with Western Iowa Tech to match IT student interns with area businesses to do free assessments of business information technology systems and processes.
Opening the doors of opportunity in northwest Iowa. Univeristy and community college leaders applaud as area students take the next steps of their education at the Northwest Iowa Regents Resource Center's Grand Opening.
The Siouxland Chamber Ambassadors assist WITCC and NCC leaders cut the ribbon for the new office space at the Northwest Iowa Regents Resource Center on the Western Iowa Tech Sioux City campus.
Robert Williams, Business Analyst for the University of Northern Iowa's Regional Business Center addresses local leaders at the unveiling of an entrepreneurial collaboration between UNI and Monona, Plymouth and Woodbury counties on the Western Iowa Tech Community College campus. The project will be a partnership with UNI, area service providers, local entrepreneurs, and will enhance the region's support culture, business and technical assistance, networking and access to capital for entrepreneurs. http://www.bcs.uni.edu/eda/
The University of Iowa International Writing Program (IWP) will launch its second Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), How Writers Write Fiction, starting on Friday, Sept. 26. For more information, go to: http://now.uiowa.edu/2014/09/how-writers-write-shifts-focus-fiction